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Deciding Cell Fate

By , , and | January 1, 2016

How RNA methylation helps control stem cell differentiation

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Maintaining Cooperation

By | January 1, 2016

How organisms keep their biological partners from cheating

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RNA Methylation Dynamics

By , , and | January 1, 2016

Additions to the bases of RNA molecules can be written, read, and erased.

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Cellular Workout

By | December 1, 2015

Regenerative rehabilitation promises to enhance the potential of cell- and gene-based techniques by incorporating principles of physical therapy.  

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Single-Cell Mass Spec

By | December 1, 2015

A nanoscopic needle and a mass spectrometer reveal the contents of individual cells.

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Shocked Out of Shape

By | December 1, 2015

Contrary to previous assumptions, the vast majority of proteins return to their normal configurations after a heat stress.

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Beyond DNA

By | December 1, 2015

Epigenetic mechanisms of inheritance

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A Complex Disorder

By , , and | November 1, 2015

Factors that likely contribute to obesity include disruptions to intercellular signaling, increased inflammation, and changes to the gut microbiome.  

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Fat Factors

By | November 1, 2015

A mouse's exposure to certain environmental chemicals can lead the animal—and its offspring and grandoffspring—to be overweight.

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Not Immune to Fat

By | November 1, 2015

The effect of a high-fat diet on murine T cells

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